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Human Rights-Based Approaches to Clinical Social Work Practice S Megan Berthold

Human Rights-Based Approaches to Clinical Social Work Practice

S Megan Berthold

Published December 8th 2014
ISBN : 9783319085593
Paperback
75 pages
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This brief provides a framework for how a rights-based approach can be applied to clinical social work practice. The brief then illustrates this approach by applying it to practice with survivors (and in one case perpetrators) of several major humanMoreThis brief provides a framework for how a rights-based approach can be applied to clinical social work practice. The brief then illustrates this approach by applying it to practice with survivors (and in one case perpetrators) of several major human rights issues: torture, human trafficking, and intimate partner/family violence. A unique contribution to the social work literature, this brief demonstrates the application and benefits of a rights-based approach outside of the realm of macro-social work practiceand judicial and legislative efforts. Common challenges to a rights-based approach are explored and case studies and sample class exercises are included to help practitioners and studentsapply the principles to scenarios and dilemmas they may confront in real-world practice.